Purdon Bridge

Purdon Bridge (HMUAW)

Location: Nevada City, CA 95959 Nevada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.646', W 121° 2.804'

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1895

Built by Cotton Brothers of Oakland, this steel bridge replaced several wooden bridges washed away in floods. It is the only bridge of the half-through truss design remaining in California. Purdon Crossing was a vital link of the main road from Nevada City to Downieville and the Northern Mines.
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HM NumberHMUAW
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Wm. Bull Meek – Wm. Morris Stewart, Chapter No. 10
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 1:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 668360 N 4354932
Decimal Degrees39.32743333, -121.04673333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.646', W 121° 2.804'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 38.76" N, 121° 2' 48.24" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19685-20199 Purdon Rd, Nevada City CA 95959, US
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